Matamoros

Matamoros

[mat-uh-mawr-uhs, -mohr-; Spanish mah-tah-maw-raws]
noun
a seaport in NE Mexico, on the Rio Grande opposite Brownsville, Texas.
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Matamoros (ˌmætəˈmɔːrəs, Spanish mataˈmorɔs)
 
n
a port in NE Mexico, on the Río Grande: scene of bitter fighting during the US-Mexican War; centre of a cotton-growing area. Pop: 481 000 (2005 est)

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